Food systems must be transformed urgently to improve food safety and health, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

WHO said multiple problems are negatively affecting health including zoonotic pathogens that spread between animals and humans.

The current system is “failing” with foodborne diseases widespread, and unhealthy diets and malnutrition

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The Caribbean is not prepared to tackle the potential food safety impacts of climate change, according to experts.

Ronald Roopnarine, from the University of West Indies, said in reality the region is not climate present ready, never mind being climate change ready.

Renata Clarke, of the Food and Agriculture Organization
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Researchers have called for more focus on Vibrio infections in Australia because of the potential impact of climate factors and a growing industry.

Australia currently produces almost 8,900 tons of oysters per year with expanded production expected in the next few years.

Vibrio infection is not a nationally notifiable disease
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